[CentOS] settings up cheap a NAS / SAN server, is it possible?

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Tue Jul 1 06:30:44 UTC 2008

Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> ok, so in your setup the OS is totally separate from the data itself?

indeed, almost all my servers are setup this way, too.   A pair of 
smaller disks, 36GB or 80GB are mirrored for the OS and software, then 
populate the rest with large disks in raid10  or raid5 for whatever task 
this server is intended for (database or bulk storage, or whatever).

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